Green Earth Journey

Shop Name: TheInnerWorks, formerly TheSnag Shop Link: [link] Location: The lovely redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Cruz, California Ships To: Everywhere I am legally able. I've had TheSnag since late 2007, but it's only been stocked and active since February 2009.

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Product Review - Zhena's Gypsy Tea

Green Earth Journey

Headquartered in Ojai, California, Zhena's Gypsy Tea is a pro-active purpose based brand, whose goal it is to make a difference in people's lives by offering only premium teas that benefit consumer's health and the health of the planet. I recently received some tea from Zhena's Gypsy Tea.

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I Love New York: BEA and Lightning's Espresso Book Machine

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, June 24, 2009 I Love New York: BEA and Lightning’s Espresso Book Machine I came to NYC recently to promote my new writing guidebook The Fiction Writer , at Book Expo America (BEA), North America’s largest book fair.

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The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future? science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 9:32 AM 158 Comments 158 Comments: At March 19, 2009 12:04 PM , Catana said.

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Architecture of Dreams & the Salk Institute

The Alien Next Door

Convinced that architectural environments influenced the mind , Salk later teamed up with accomplished artist and architect Louis Kahn to build the spacious Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, in 1965. At July 13, 2009 12:27 PM , SF Girl said.

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New Study: Where Have All The Rangelands Gone?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Cows on a California ranch. A new paper in the journal PLOS ONE by Dick Cameron, a lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy in California, and coauthors presents a comprehensive view of rangeland conversion — and just as importantly, the drivers of this conversion — on a large scale.

SRS Energy to Debut Sole Power Tile(TM) at 2009 American Institute of Architects Conference

Green (Living) Review

Solar-Powered Roofing Tile to be Exhibited in Partnership with US Tile PHILADELPHIA,PA, April 2009: SRS Energy, a leading developer of sustainable solar roofing systems, will launch the Sole Power Tile™, the first building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing product designed for curved roofing systems, at the American Institute of Architects 2009 National Convention and Design Exposition. US Tile is a division of Boral Industries and was founded in Corona, California in 1973.

Most Endangered Rivers Are In California

Eco Friendly Daily

The conservation group American Rivers recently released their list of the country’s most endangered waterways for 2009. The top two rivers listed were both in California, the Sacramento and the San Joaquin Rivers.

Sugarcane ethanol already meets California low carbon fuel standard, says Brazilian Sugarcane Association

Green (Living) Review

Industry comments submitted to California Air Resources Board underscore sugarcane ethanol's recognized carbon reduction levels By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sugarcane ethanol's carbon intensity is even lower than initially calculated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), according to comments submitted today by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA).

Loyale’s Spring 2009 Collection

Eco Chic

loyale’s spring 2009 collection drifts through the fascinating realm of Wallace Berman, a relatively unknown artist and custodian of talent who laid the foundation for counterculture, trippy hippy expressionism in California.


Green (Living) Review

Open House March 28, 2009 SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 2009 : On March 28, Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) will open California's first regional Animal Community Center that will change the way you think about an animal shelter. The center is one of the first environmentally certified "Green" Animal Community Centers in the United States to offer cage-less animal care and couple an adoption program with a full spectrum of pet and community services under one roof. "We

NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 7, 2009 NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre Toulouse and I recently attended the NEA Expo in San Diego, California, where my book, The Fiction Writer , was being showcased.

Virgins, CSA, and New - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

Eco-Vegan Girl

Food News Sol Cuisine s products are finally available in Whole Foods stores in Northern California, Southern California, North Atlantic, North East, Midwest and Southwest regions. G2 Gallery in Venice, CA is introducing a new CSA California drop point at their location on Abbot Kinney!

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2009 Solar Decathalon Lights Up Washington, D.C.

Green Life Smart Life

Team Illinois came in second, and Team California came in third. With all of the big media outlets stationed in our nation’s capital day in and day out, you’d think they wouldn’t miss a beat when something extraordinary happens. Especially when that something is happening right on the National Mall (which, according to the National Park Service , receives 24 million visitors per year).

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Hemp – The Ultimate Sustainable Resource

The Go Green Blog

The original heavy-duty Levi pants that were made for the California 49’ers were made of rugged hemp sailcloth and rivets. Hemp is an excellent natural sustainable resource used for many different uses including food, building materials, fabric, paper, fuel, and so on.

Highlining from Yosemite to California

Wend Magazine

This film, Highlining California , looks altogether nerve-wracking, inspirational and beautiful. From the Highlining California site : Highlining was first seen in 1984, in Yosemite National Park, California, only a couple years after slacklining itself was discovered in the same park. During summer of 2009, a group of five young slackliners met in California for 36 days to discover some of the greatest lines in the history of highlining.

1st sustainable seafood restaurant on SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Green Traveler Guides

Fisherman's Wharf: more "ocean friendly" Aquarium of the Bay , California Academy of Sciences and the San Francisco Zoo launched the Alliance to help raise consumer, restaurateur and seafood industry awareness of the importance of acquiring seafood from sustainable sources.

AORA’s Solar Sun Tulip Says Ola Sol in Spain

Green Prophet

The company created a huge buzz in Israel in 2009 when it was the first solar energy company to connect to the national grid. Cleantech, Science & Technology BrightSource California CSP Egypt Israel renewable energy solar power

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Angelenos to mobilize for Coastal Cleanup Day

Green (Living) Review

Heal the Bay” organizes Coastal Cleanup Day in Los Angeles County in partnership with the California Coastal Commission and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.

California May Regulate TV Energy Consumption

Green Living Ideas

If you live in California and want a new television, you may have to move to get that super big flat screen of your dreams. Governor Schwarzenegger has given his support to the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) proposal to limit TV energy consumption. Current CEC figures estimate TV power usage to be [.] [ California May Regulate TV Energy Consumption from Green Living Ideas ].

Bottled Water Uses Much More Energy Than Tap

Green Earth Journey

via March 1, 2009 New research from the Pacific Institute estimates that bottled water is up to 2000 times more energy-intensive than tap water.

Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

It starts on the highways of Southern California in the 1950s and 60s with tens of thousands of cars stuck in traffic emitting noxious pollutants as their fuel evaporates from carburetors, engines and gas tanks. California sued.

Eco-Festivals, Inc. Announces First Annual San Ramon Eco-Festival

Green (Living) Review

an organization that encourages people to live simple and cost-effective green lifestyles, has teamed with leading environmentally-conscious vendors and experts to announce the first annual Eco-Festival being held at Bishop Ranch Civic Center in San Ramon, California on August 29-30, 2009.

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“See Dick and Jane Screen” by Danny Bloom and Nina Munteanu

The Alien Next Door

Simon’s Island, GA, August 14-17, 2009) on “the Hero’s Journey”. science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 1:42 AM 36 Comments 36 Comments: At July 27, 2009 8:25 AM , Anonymous said. At July 27, 2009 1:18 PM , SF Girl said. At July 27, 2009 8:49 PM , dan said.

Autism Linked to Environment

Green Earth Journey

via Scientific American California's sevenfold increase in autism cannot be explained by changes in doctors' diagnoses and most likely is due to environmental exposures, University of California scientists reported Thursday.

ecoLove Organics

Green Earth Journey

Name: Ian Shop Name: ecoLove Organics Shop Link: [link] Location: Northern California Ships To: Everywhere! Giveaway Details The giveaway will run from today Tuesday, April 21st 2009, until Monday, April 27th 2009 at Midnight.

The Napa River Inn & Mumm's Sparkling Pinot Noir

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 21, 2009 The Napa River Inn & Mumm’s Sparkling Pinot Noir Neither Margaret nor I was terribly keen on joining the kids for the day at 6 Flags outside San Francisco. At July 21, 2009 9:36 AM , SF Girl said.

Home is Where the Heart Is

The Alien Next Door

With the belief that a building’s architecture strongly influenced the mind, Salk teamed up with architect Louis Kahn to build the spacious Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. At April 13, 2009 7:57 AM , Karen said. At April 13, 2009 12:03 PM , Jean-Luc Picard said.

From My Inbox-Toyota Prius “Harmony Floralscapes” Blooming

Green Earth Journey

The Floralscape is one of nine oversized floral designs that will appear alongside California freeways in support of the ongoing launch of the 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle. California-based businesses are contracted to install and maintain the Floralscapes.

Product of the Week - California Baby Natural Bug Repellent Spray

The Go Green Blog

California Baby’s Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent Spray is a great natural spray to your fight against bug bites! California Baby Natural Bug Spray does double duty helping to soothe existing bites with herbs that are specific to the healing of the skin.

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Product Review- Wild Dill

Green Earth Journey

And they are made in the USA, in California!!!!! Wild Dill sent me the above cooking set for my kids to play with! This is the Green Toys Cookware set and it is amazing for a couple of reasons. Firstly, my kids absolutely adore this set!

Spare Soles a Mommy Based Business

Green Earth Journey

If Robin and Diane would have researched television they would have seen that Spare Soles was on TV numerous times in California and that the product is a knock off. via I wanted to talk today about a situation that I’m losing sleep over.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case.


Green (Living) Review

Fundraising Focus Shifts to Benefit Endangered Coastlines by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New York, December, 2009 – The second year of the National Audubon Society’s Pennies for the Planet, a national conservation education and action campaign for young people, kicked off on December 17, 2009 with a focus on protecting endangered coastlines.


Green (Living) Review

HELENA, CA, April, 2009 : Following the successful release of its True Earth wines in 2007, Three Thieves is making headway in the organic wines category soaring into the top ten in terms of volume. Both True Earth wines—a red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sirah, and a varietal Chardonnay—are made from California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) vineyards in Mendocino County, using no pesticides, herbicides, or conventional synthetic fertilizers.

Mayor of London's Hydrogen Highway

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, is to help create Britain's first "hydrogen highway", using a scheme to promote zero-emission cars along the lines of the one that has been introduced in California by State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. California has only 250 of the vehicles, while he had envisaged 2,000 by 2010, and there are just 26 fueling stations.

Soot Particles in the Air More Dangerous Than Previously Thought

Green (Living) Review

Dan Greenbaum, the president of the non-profit Health Effects Institute, which has been releasing the analysis, said that the areas covered in the study included 116 American cities, with the highest levels of soot particles found in areas including the eastern suburbs of Los Angeles and the Central Valley of California; Birmingham, Ala.; Now who would have thunk, I mean, thought???

President Obama's Speech to the Students of the Nation

Green (Living) Review

Nothing has changed really, especially not in a great majority of States other then those on the East coast and maybe California. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I must say that I am having serious problems here, though not with the speech but with the controversy that has been going on as regards this speech before it even ever was made. Too many people on the right of the American political spectrum just are not prepared to even listen to President Obama. Why not?

What the chemical industry does not want us to know

Green (Living) Review

Earlier this year, the industry spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to defeat a California legislative proposal to ban BPA in food packaging. What the chemical industry does not want the consumer, that is you, to know about everyday products by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The global chemical industry annually produces about 6 billion pounds of bisphenol A (BPA), an integral component of a vast array of plastic products, generating at least $6 billion in annual sales.

The Other Climate Changers: Why Black Carbon and Ozone Also Matter

Green (Living) Review

August 2009 – According to an essay published in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs, reducing emissions of black carbon soot and ground-level ozone would quickly make a considerable dent in the climate change problem and would also contribute to public health and protect crop yields. Washington , D.C.,